Springfield Armory Model 1873 Trapdoor
Guns International #: 101547072 Seller's Inventory #: 7588
Category: Springfield Rifles - Trapdoor - Springfield Rifles - Military
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Seller: Turnbull Restoration Co., Inc.
Company: Turnbull Restoration Co., Inc.
Member Since: 6/5/07
State: New York
Country: United States
Phone: (585) 919-1112
Fax: (585) 657-7743
Seller: FFL Dealer
Return Policy: 3 day inspection and return policy on used guns.
Payment Types Accepted: Visa,MasterCard,Discover,AmericanExpress,Certifiied Check,Money Order
This is a Springfield Armory Model 1873 Trapdoor in .45-70. The antique military weapon bears an 1883 cartouche on its left wrist.
The high-arched breechblock bears the stamping “US MODEL 1873” at the hinge. Stamping is clear. Lockplate markings show the spread-winged eagle with the “U.S. SPRINGFIELD / 1873” forward of the hammer. Stock shows inspector stampings of a fancy script initial “P” within a circle on the underside of butt near trigger guard tang. Barrel shows that a bayonet has been installed at some time in the weapon’s life. Light patina on infantry rifle’s 32-5/8″ barrel, mostly front third. Note condition of case color hardening inside of action.
Sold as-is. Please contact us for more information and additional photographs.
Rifle Caliber: .45-70 Government
Manufacturer: Springfield Armory
Serial Number: 248629
Barrel Length: 32-5/8
Action: Hinged Breechblock
Butt Pad: Carbine
Item Location: NY